From the Utah Jazz to the UTA, Utah kicks off Pride Month
SALT LAKE CITY — June 1 marked the beginning of Pride Month and Utah officials and organizations took to social media to recognize the month.
Gov. Spencer Cox declared June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month, saying ” In Utah, we strive to sustain a culture of hope, love, understanding, and respect by celebrating our common humanity.”
In Utah, we strive to sustain a culture of hope, love, understanding, and respect by celebrating our common humanity.
This #PRIDE Month, let us all work to be more inclusive and accepting of the LGBTQ+ members of our community.#LetsGo #OneUtah pic.twitter.com/Y88Xp18l69
— Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox (@GovCox) June 1, 2022
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall raised a Pride flag at the Salt Lake City & County Building Wednesday.
It’s an honor to begin #PrideMonth by raising a Pride flag at the City & County Building this morning. Salt Lake City strives to be a community where diversity, equity and inclusion is part of every decision we make. pic.twitter.com/iO20DH3TrP
— Mayor Erin Mendenhall (@slcmayor) June 1, 2022
Salt Lake City is set to host the Utah Pride Festival from June 4 to June 5. The Utah Pride Center will also host events through June 5 for Pride Week.
Organizations recognizing Pride Month in Utah
The Utah Transit Authority said it would accept tickets to the Utah Pride Festival as UTA fares.
Good advice, @slcmoves!
In fact, if you have a ticket to @utahpridefest that’s your UTA fare.
That’s right it’s a #ticketasfare event. https://t.co/pdSlTyNng0 https://t.co/9noojKMbLE
— Utah Transit Authority – UTA (@RideUTA) June 2, 2022
Park City Transit placed Pride-themed graphics on its trolleys. The city will also have Pride-themed graphics in city facilities during June.
The transit team worked with members of Park City’s LGBTQ+ task force to install Pride-themed graphics on the Trolley this morning. These graphics, as well as posters at City facilities, will be proudly displayed throughout June in support of Park City’s Pride Month Resolution! pic.twitter.com/loNiAqUEot
— Park City Transit (@ParkCityTransit) June 1, 2022
The Utah Jazz also posted in honor of Pride Month.
May we continue the fight for love, equality and freedom for all 🏳️🌈 pic.twitter.com/x2cvtaDzsd
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) June 1, 2022
Utah plant company supports local LGBTQIA+ non-profit during and beyond Utah Pride Festival
Utah Pride Festival and parade set to return this June
We want to hear from you.
Have a story idea or tip? Send it to the KSL NewsRadio team here.
Today’s Top Stories
- Woods Cross man arrested for allegedly secretly recording others in bathroom
- USU grad files lawsuit against university for racist caricature
- Gwyneth Paltrow ski crash trial begins in Park City, lawyer calls it “B.S.”
- Utah Board of Education says full-day kindergarten benefits students’ futures
- Median price of a home declined for first time in a decade, what it means for Utah?
- Bus driver to be honored for saving woman from dog attack
- Utah man recovering from shark bite while swimming in Hawaii
- Here’s why separate trials for Chad and Lori Daybell is significant
- Fire breaks out at Orem home
- Murdered man’s family, friends worry suspected killer was let off too easy for other crimes